Anaïs Salamon

Head Librarian / Islamic Studies Library

anais.salamon [at] mcgill.ca 514-398-4688

Morrice Hall, Room 109
3485 McTavish Street
Montreal, Quebec H3A 0E1


Subjects

  • Islamic Manuscripts, Codicology, Palaeography History of the Islamic book
  • Islamic Studies
  • Middle East
  • South Asia Studies

Education

Areas of interest

  • Islamic & Middle East Studies librarianship
  • Academic librarianship in the Middle East
  • Islamic rare books & special collections

Professional activities

  • Coordinator of the Mentorship Program of the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA)
  • Member of the European Association of Middle East Librarians (MELCom)

Editorship

Awards, honours, and fellowships

Selected publications

Peyssard, J.-C. & Salamon, A. (2018). La sélection d'Aldébaran, Revue des Mondes Musulmans et de la Méditerranée, 144(décembre). Retrieved from https://journals.openedition.org/remmm/12270

Richard, A. & Salamon, A. (2018). La sélection d'Aldébaran, Revue des Mondes Musulmans et de la Méditerranée, 143(octobre). Retrieved from https://journals.openedition.org/remmm/11429

Salamon, A. (2016). Academic librarianship and coercion: a case study in the occupied Palestinian Territories. In Amanda Click and Sarah Ramdeen (Eds.), Librarianship and Information Sciences in the Middle-East and North Africa (pp. 62-85). Landsberg : IFLA De Gruyter Saur Verlag. Retrieved from https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/mcgill/detail.action?docID=4595479

Salamon, A. (2016). Benefits and challenges of outreach in academic libraries: a case study at the McGill Islamic Studies Library. MELA Notes, 89(2016), 1-14. Retrieved from https://www.jstor.org/stable/44176057

Salamon, A. (2015). "Middle Eastern Studies Librarians: an ambivalent professional identity". The Journal of Academic Librarianship 41:5(September), 644-652. doi:10.1016/j.acalib.2015.06.009

Salamon, A. (2014). McGill’s Islamic lithographed books. In Jillian Tomm and Richard Virr (Eds.), Meetings with Books: Symposium on special collections in the 21st century. With a tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an illustrated survey of McGill Library special collections (pp. 122-123). Montreal, QC: McGill University Library.

Salamon, A. (2014). McGill’s Islamic early printed books. In Jillian Tomm and Richard Virr (Eds.), Meetings with Books: Symposium on special collections in the 21st century. With a tribute to Raymond Klibansky & an illustrated survey of McGill Library special collections (pp. 170-171). Montreal, QC: McGill University Library.

Salamon, A. (2012). Satisfaire un public hétérogène en bibliothèque de recherche. Argus (Montréal, Quebec), 40(3), 35-37.

Selected talks and presentations

Atallah, M. & Salamon, A. (2018, November 13). Adapting Middle Eastern and Islamic studies librarianship to users’ changing needs. Paper presented at the Middle East Librarians Association (MELA) Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, USA.

Salamon, A. (2018, September 10). An Introduction to the Arts of Bookmaking. Paper presented at the “Islamic Paleography and Codicology Workshop” co-organized by the Institute of Islamic Studies, the McGill Islamic Studies Students Council, and the Islamic Studies Library, Montreal, QC.

Salamon, A. (2018, April 20). Islamic manuscripts: The Ivanov Collection. Paper presented at “The Eyes Have It: An Appreciation of Casey Wood’s Contribution to Ophthalmology, Ornithology & McGill Library” Symposium, McGill Rare Books and Special Collections, Montreal, QC.

Salamon, A. (October 31st 2016). Transformer une bibliothèque de recherche en espace public et inclusif. Paper presented at the Congrès des Professionnels de l'Information, Montréal (Canada).

Salamon, A. ( July 9 2015). Le Moyen-Orient en bibliothèque(s) : collecter comment et pour qui ?. Paper presented at the Groupement d’intérêt scientifique (GIS) Moyen-Orient et mondes musulmans, Paris, France.

Salamon, A. (March 14-15 2014). What is an Islamic Studies Library?. Paper presented at the McGill Institute of Islamic Studies 60th Anniversary workshop “New approaches to World Islamic and Middle East Studies”.

Salamon, A. & Swanick, S. (May 21st 2013). The Art of Writing in the Islamic World. Workshop hosted for the PACE (Personal and Cultural Enrichment Program), McGill University School of continuing Studies.

Salamon, A. (June 5th 2012). 60 ans au service de la recherche en études islamiques : la bibliothèque d’études islamiques de McGill. Paper presented at the MELCom International (European Association of Middle East Librarians) conference, Paris, France.

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